Exhibition at Cranbrook Art Museum will feature works by more than 60 artists produced during periods of economic and social upheaval in Cuba, Greece, Italy, South Korea, and Detroit, USA Public art and performance series expands exhibition themes to site-specific locations throughout Metro DetroitScott Hocking, Bone Black, installation proposal sketch, 2019. © Scott Hocking 2019. Courtesy the artist and David Klein Gallery, Detroit Exhibition On View from June 22 through October 6, 2019 Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, May 2, 2019—From June 22 through October 6, 2019, Cranbrook Art Museum will present Landlord Colors: On Art, Economy, and Materiality, a large-scale exhibition, publication, and public engagement series that brings together artworks from five international art scenes that have experienced post-economic, societal collapse: America’s Detroit from the 1967 Rebellion to the present; the cultural climate of the Italian avant-garde during the 1960s–1980s, including the arte povera movement; authoritarian-ruled South Korea of the 1970s, including the dansaekhwa movement; ...
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Cranbrook Academy of Art Graduate Degree Exhibition Opens at Cranbrook Art Museum on April 13 Opening Reception on Saturday, April 13, 6–9pm OPEN(STUDIOS) Returns on Sunday, April 28BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MICH., March 20, 2019 --The 2019 Graduate Degree Exhibition of Cranbrook Academy of Art opens to the public on April 13 and will showcase work from more than 60 graduating Cranbrook Academy of Art students. Featuring pieces that are the culmination of two years of studio work from a diverse group of students, visitors will see firsthand what it takes to become tomorrow’s creative leaders. The exhibition will run from April 13 through May 12, 2019, at Cranbrook Art Museum. A special ArtMembers Opening Reception will be held on April 13 from 6–9pm. Memberships may be purchased in advance via our website or at the door that evening. Non-members can purchase a ticket at the door for $20. The exhibition will fill the entire upper galleries of Cranbrook Art Museum. It ...Read More
For the Cranbrook Art Museum based in Bloomfield Hills, the motivation to move their focus downtown is partially spurred on by the rush of grant dollars flooding the Detroit arts scene. In 2014, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awarded the museum $150,000 for its "Nick Cave: Here Hear" project as part of the Knight Arts Challenge — a series of low-entry grants that require individuals, institutions and non-profit organizations awarded funds to match them within roughly a year of winning.Buy PhotoNick Cave's performance series culminates with a performance called "Figure This:Detroit " presented by the Cranbrook Art Museum at the Detroit Masonic Temple Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. Dancers from all of the three Dance Lab Performances make their way down the center aisle during the finale with Tunde Olaniran singing on stage as they move through the audience to the music. (Photo: Regina H. Boone, Detroit Free Press)A requirement ...Read More
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